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*Building capability for clinical pharmacology research in sub-Saharan Africa*

Gutierrez, Marcelo and Spector, Jonathan and Felix, Sandra Daniela and Romero, Fernando and Pillai, Goonaseelan and Onyango, Kevin and Owusu-Agyei, Seth and Asante, Kwaku-Poku and Barnes, Karen and Allen, Elizabeth and Sinxadi, Phumla and Abdulla, Salim and Masimirembwa, Collen and Munyoro, Michelle and Yimer, Getnet and Gebre-Mariam, Tsige and Ogutu, Bernhards (2017) *Building capability for clinical pharmacology research in sub-Saharan Africa*. Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. ISSN 1532-6535; 0009-9236

Abstract

Strong scientific rationale exists for conducting clinical pharmacology studies in target populations because local factors such as genetics, environment, co-morbidities and diet can affect variability in drug responses. However, clinical pharmacology studies are not widely conducted in sub-Saharan Africa, in part due to limitations in technical expertise and infrastructure. Since 2012, a novel public-private partnership model involving research institutions and a pharmaceutical company has been applied to developing increased capability for clinical pharmacology research in multiple African countries.

Item Type: Article
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2017 00:45
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2017 00:45
URI: https://oak.novartis.com/id/eprint/32365

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